I. A study of the redwood / by Richard T. Fisher -- II. The brown rot disease of the redwood / by Hermann von Schrenk -- III. Insect enemies of the redwood / by A.D Hopkins Topics: Coast redwood, Forests and forestry California
Description: Tourism film, highlighting the Bishop Creek area of the Eastern Sierra; Bishop Lakes Basin. Filmed by Burton Frasher, a commercial photographer who traveled through California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest, spanning four decades, 1914-1949. His collection of Eastern Sierra scenic photographs, along with other regionally specific images were published and marketed as post cards, proving to be extremely popular with the public. He was... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Forests and forestry--California, Tourists,...
Description: Oral interview with Irma Cline, birthdate unknown, born in El Segundo, California, resident of Lone Pine/souther Inyo County. Includes stories surrounding the history and culture of southern Inyo County and eastern Kern County. Also information about local mining and industry such as mining claims at Last Chance Canyon, and growing up near the plant of Natural Soda Products, daily life in the towns surrounding Owens Lake, including Olancha and Keeler. Stories about decline of the... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power, Los... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description: Oral interview with Phil Pister, born January 15, 1929, in Stockton, California. Topics include Mr. Pister's education at UC Berkeley, backpacking experiences and recreation changes in the Eastern Sierra. Additionally he speaks to his years of employment as an aquatic biologist, with the California Department of Fish and Game, changes in local fisheries, the Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery, Owens Lake, and the presence of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Owens... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Water use--California, Water--Distribution,... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Description: Oral interview with Joe Radel, born 1911, resident of Bishop. Recording contains information about the history of recreation in the Eastern Sierra, specifically Mammoth Mountain Ski area, Inyo National Forest Service Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center, and the establishment of the White Mountain Bristlecone Preserve. Also addresses the development of wilderness areas in the Eastern Sierra and additional national recreation areas in the West. Time period covers 1940s through 1960s.Call... Topics: californialightandsound, California, Eastern, Forest conservation, Forestry and Community, Forests... Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
byRegional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Stuart Bevier Show. As regional forester, U.S. Forest Service, in charge of California national forests, discusses the development and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, recreation use of national forests, and relations between the Forest Service and the U.S. National Park Service, particularly during the Kings Canyon National Park controversy. Relates also an account of the camping trip in the high Sierra with generals Hap Arnold and George C. Marshall in... Topics: californialightandsound, Show, S. B. (Stuart Bevier), 1886-1963, Forests and forestry--California,... Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape